Board of Trustees: 10/24/2018 meeting

Associated Students had 30 students register to vote on Wednesday, October 17. The geology building is old and asbestos was identified. Construction on the geology building began six years ago. During construction, IT and AV improvements that would benefit students were brought to attention, and $60,000 was spent for the improvements. This increased the cost above the initial projections, along with changes made by the district, changes in time, unforeseen circumstances, or emissions from the architect. In regards to the exterior design of the U …

Academic Senate Board Meeting: 10/22/18

There was a motion on the floor to move J3 and create an item under F for more discussion. It was seconded by Beville and Adjunct Faculty. The motion was approved. FA Report: There is a general meeting tomorrow at noon, lunch will be provided. Adjunct Faculty Report: Adjust Faculty had a meeting. They are still in process of conducting and collecting a survey. Classified Senate Report: The Classified Senate approved AP7160 for Professional Development. They are working with the Professional Development Subcommittee to streamline …

College Council Meeting: 10/18/208

Following a delay caused by the earthquake drill, the intended start time of 10:30 a.m. was pushed back to meeting being called at 10:47 a.m. The board discussed how enrollment of Fall 2018 decreased by 3,100 comparing to Fall 2017. The transfer center has successfully transfered 280 students to UCLA signifying a substantial increase in acceptance from 25 percent to 27 percent. The board proclaimed that going into Fall 2019 all incoming students will be admitted into transfer level math and English classes essentially eliminating …

Man reported defecating in mirror pools

Monday, October 1 Facilities reported that an L building room was ransacked. No further information. A report was made of a student in the CA building that was experiencing a seizure. The student was taken to the Health Center. A report was made of head banging on staff’s office door from a male subject. The subject was referred to counseling. Facilities in the R building reported that a laptop was possibly stolen. Tuesday, October 2 A student reported that her classmates were bullying her. A …

Man caught with his pants down, defecating on a rock

Monday, September 24 Yelling was reported from the men’s restroom in the GM building. Security was unable to locate subject. Reports of a subject possibly intoxicated in the Piazza were made. The subject was gone upon arrival of security. A cadet reported a subject yelling in the women’s restroom of the CC building. The subject was contacted by the officer and advised to leave. Staff reported that a student received unwanted contact from a relative on campus. The relative was then escorted off campus and …

Academic Senate to support the lancer pantry

Special guest Vice President Dr. Terry Giugni presented a “vision for success” and a new “student-centered funding formula” for Pasadena City College. Highlights include increasing the number of degrees and certificates, increasing transfers to both UC and CSU institutions, decreasing the average number of units to earn an associates degree, as well as reducing equity and achievement gaps for students of all demographics. Funding would be based on enrollments and school sites, supplemental allocations (counts of low-income students), and the success of students attending PCC.